Minnesota

Krispy Kreme Orders Student to Halt Doughnut Resale Service

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Minnesota college student says Krispy Kreme has told him to stop making doughnut runs to Iowa. Twenty-one-year-old Jayson Gonzalez of Champlin, Minnesota, would make weekend runs to a Krispy Kreme store in Clive, Iowa, and pack his car with boxes of doughnuts that he would deliver to customers around the Twin Cities. But less than…

Early Intervention and Prevention is Key to a Healthy Mind

World leaders, health care professionals, and families mark World Mental Health Day around the globe.

Find the right fit, know resources are increasingly available, don’t give up and seek help sooner than later.   The findings are the key takeaways from Emily Learing, Registered Play Therapist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Encompass Health, LLC located in the Sioux Falls area. Learing joined us on the KDLT News Today set to help create awareness…

Minnesota’s Pro-Marijuana Political Parties Prepare for 2020

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Two new pro-cannabis political parties in Minnesota that have guaranteed spots on the state ballot are gearing up for the 2020 campaign. The Grassroots-Legalize Cannabis Party and the Legal Marijuana Now Party gained major-party status after their candidates performed better than 5% in two statewide elections in 2018. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that representatives…

Tribal Complaints Prompt National Park to Stop Selling Pipes

PIPESTONE, Minn. – The Pipestone National Monument in southwestern Minnesota says it will stop selling pipes following decades of tribal complaints that the sales desecrate sacred grounds. Minnesota Public Radio News reports that Faith Spotted Eagle of the Yankton Sioux Tribe calls the pipestone from which the pipes are carved “the blood of our people.” Superintendent Lauren Blacik says the…

Former MN Lt. Gov. Fischbach Running Against US Rep. Peterson

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. (AP) – Former Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach is running for the GOP nomination to challenge Minnesota’s most senior member of Congress, Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, in western Minnesota’s 7th District. Fischbach was president of the Minnesota Senate before she was elevated to lieutenant governor when Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton appointed then-Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to the U.S….

Protest Planned Outside Court During Purdue Pharma Hearing

BOSTON – Activists are rallying outside a Boston courthouse as a judge hears arguments in Massachusetts’ lawsuit against Purdue Pharma over its role in the national drug epidemic. Organizers of Friday’s protest say they want to continue to put pressure on the Connecticut company and the wealthy Sackler family that owns it. They also want to make sure any money…

Sanford International Champion Steve Stricker to Appear at Austad’s Golf

2020 Ryder Cup Captain will host autograph, photo session

As the second annual Sanford International PGA TOUR nears, we’re hearing more about who will be coming to Sioux Falls to not only play in the tournament, but also be here ahead of time to generate excitement about the event and the big names you’ll have a chance to get out and see play, firsthand. The latest – Steve Stricker,…

Nebraska Woman Arrested, Fined for Climbing Mount Rushmore

Courtesy: South Dakota Dept. of TourismRAPID CITY, S.D. – A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. Authorities say Alexandria Incontro scaled the massive granite sculpture Friday with bare feet and no rope, making it to about 15 feet (4.5 meters) from the top. The Rapid City Journal states Incontro chose…